Design archive for 2013-12-17

House with a hair salon hidden at the back by Apollo Architects & Associates

(4 years ago)
A high-end hair salon and family home are separated by a courtyard planted with a single tree in this building designed by Tokyo firm Apollo Architects & Associates in the Japanese city of Hamamatsu (+ slideshow). (more...)

Army of folded carpet suits by Didier Faustino exhibited in Paris

(4 years ago)
Strange hollow figures made from folded pieces of carpet line the walls of this exhibition at Galerie Michel Rein in Paris by Portuguese artist Didier Faustino (+ slideshow). (more...)

Capture the Color of Anything with the SwatchMate Cube

(4 years ago)
A handheld device that lets you capture the exact color of anything and save it to your phone.

Designjunction and Clippings curate Christmas pop-up shop in London

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: design show designjunction and online retailer Clippings.com have teamed up to bring a Christmas pop-up shop to London's Covent Garden. (more...)

Chocolates That Look Like a Set of Oil Paints

(4 years ago)
These might look like a collection of oil paints but these tubes of "paint" are good enough to eat.

BMW’s Z4 Roadster Gets a Modern Update

(4 years ago)
BMW strikes again with the latest iteration of the Z4 with a new special package that adds a whole new dimension to the car.

Mobile Carts for Reading Material and Laundry

(4 years ago)
These mobile carts make life easier by blending into the modern decor of your home while also providing function.

Ex-Boyfriend Revenge Kit features colour-coordinated weapons

(4 years ago)
Lani Devine of Australian accessories label Her Royal Flyness has designed a colour-coordinated kit for jilted women, containing all the tools they need to take revenge on their ex-boyfriends in style. (more...)

Register to attend Interiors UK 2014

(4 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: registration is open to attend the Interiors UK furniture and lighting fair, which will take place in Birmingham next month. (more...)

Zaha Hadid among celebrity Christmas bauble designers

(4 years ago)
Fashion designer Matthew Williamson has enlisted his celebrity friends including architect Zaha Hadid, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and singer Mary J Blige to design Christmas tree ornaments, which are on display at The Shard in London and to be auctioned for charity. (more...)

Stonehenge Visitor Centre by Denton Corker Marshall - first look

(4 years ago)
Breaking news: here's one of the first photographs of Denton Corker Marshall's visitor centre at Stonehenge - a prehistoric stone circle in England - which finally opens to the public tomorrow. (more...)

We Heart’s 12 Days of Christmas — 07

(4 years ago)
From repurposed Victorian relics to space-age innovations and construction marvels, art installations twisting perceptions and temporary pavilions charged with creating wonder – 2013 was a good year for roofs and walls and all in between.… Continue Reading »The post We Heart’s 12 Days of Christmas — 07 appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

The House under the Oaks

(4 years ago)
Etonnante réalisation du studio Juri Troy Architects, coup de coeur pour la superbe « House under the Oaks », une surprenante maison en bois sur pilotis construite sur le haut d’une colline à Hutten en Autriche.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originaleThe house under the oaks is …

Cream of the Crop

(4 years ago)
Brezhnev-Nixon from the series Iconographies, 2013 by David Birkin C-type print 103 x 73cm Courtesy of the artist/ Sumarria Lunn Gallery The days of the old school picture editor working out crops with a ruler… Continue Reading »The post Cream of the Crop appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

Wooden sheds by Rever & Drage with sliding doors and a retractable roof

(4 years ago)
This cluster of wooden cabins in Norway by architecture studio Rever & Drage features a hut with a retractable roof and pair of sheds that slide open to frame views of a nearby fjord (+ slideshow). (more...)

Collection 01 by NTN

(4 years ago)
Des lignes sobres, de beaux matériaux et beaucoup de simplicité pour la nouvelle « Collection 01″ dévoilée par NTN. Composée d’une table, d’une chaise et d’une lampe mais également d’une montre et d’une paire de lunettes, un seul mot, j’adore !Plus de détails en images dans la galerieDescription originale…

Hookers, Pimps and Low-Lifes

(4 years ago)
Anders Petersen. Close Distance. 2002 © Anders Petersen. Courtesy Galerie VU’ BnF, Estampes et photographie Anders Petersen had a pretty typical early life. Growing up in post-war Sweden, he left his home in the early… Continue Reading »The post Hookers, Pimps and Low-Lifes appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

‘Do It in Style

(4 years ago)
© Norbert Schoerner When it comes to hair, you’ve either got it or you haven’t, and this new book from Bumble and bumble guru Laurent Philippon has got it – huge luxuriant cascading tresses of… Continue Reading »The post ‘Do It in Style appeared first on We Heart; Lifestyle & Design Magazine.

"Can public enterprises adopt the popular dynamics of private enterprises?"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: in his latest column, Dan Hill examines what services like the Uber taxi app mean for cities and asks whether the designers of public services can learn something from them. (more...)

Geometric Beauty Portraits

(4 years ago)
Jolies réalisations du graphic designer freelance d’origine slovaque MIIM, clin d’oeil pour cette intéressante série de portraits vectoriels au style géométrique et coloré des plus réussi.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits & copyright MIIM…

Memo Sticky Roll

(4 years ago)
Simples et pratiques, coup de coeur pour ces excellents « Memo Stick Roll« , de petits rouleaux de papier mémo autocollants à couper à la longueur que vous voudrez !Plus de détails en images dans la galerieMore informations & Shopping…

The Villa Decín

(4 years ago)
Construite en République Tchèque, coup de projecteur sur la superbe « Villa Decín », une magnifique résidence de standing imaginée par les architectes de Studio Pha.Plus de détails en images dans la galerieCredits photos Tomáš Dittrich & more informations on Studio Pha – via…

The Atomium: Cultural and contemporary

(4 years ago)
Icon of the Brussels skyline, sculptural or architectural curiosity, the Atomium is increasingly regarded as not just a symbolic landmark and tourist attraction, but also as a cultural centre in the north of Brussels. Interview with Arnaud Bozzini, the head of exhibitions. (by Catherine Édouard)   read this article in full on Architonic

‘Tron’ table by Marc Sadler for Capo d’Opera (IT)

(4 years ago)
Marc Sadler’s ‘Tron’ table for Italian design brand Capo d’Opera is a tribute to the 1982 cult classic directed by Steven Lisberger, Tron, a science fiction film with avant-garde art direction and a milestone for the massive use of computer graphics in film.     The table’s base is inspired by a mathematical logarithm, “a […]

Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar: Arne Quinze

(4 years ago)
There aren't many architects whose names begin with Q, so our seventeenth A-Zdvent calendar entry is Belgian artist Arne Quinze, who built this 20 metre-high installation in Germany in 2009. Other architectural structures by Quinze include The Sequence, a canopy of tree-like forms installed outside the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.See more work by Arne Quinze  »

Cadbury Hot Chocolate

(4 years ago)
International brand design agency Bulletproof has given the Cadbury Hot Chocolate portfolio a complete makeover with a contemporary new range...Click to read more... »          

Before & After: Sarson's Vinegar

(4 years ago)
Sarson’s is a globally renowned, heritage brand that supplies vinegar in glass bottles. Traditional vinegar bottle designs make it hard to get...Click to read more... »          

Williams-Sonoma's Thanksgiving Food Assortment

(4 years ago)
Cult Partners were honored to be asked to redesign the food packaging system for Williams-Sonoma's entire Thanksgiving food assortment. As a retailer...Click to read more... »          

Building Brand Equity Through Seasonal Packaging

(4 years ago)
"Regardless of a brand’s size or status, seasonal packaging design offers a great opportunity to connect with consumers in a highly engaging...Click to read more... »          

Magnetic Cities

(4 years ago)
Magnetic Cities are wonderfully designed magnets that regonize iconic destinations in India. The designs on each city are captavating with incredibly...Click to read more... »          

Top 10 Posts Of The Week

(4 years ago)
Our readers has been bitten by holiday cheer! This week's Top 10 Posts of The Week features great holiday features like the 15 Creative DIY Gift Wrap...Click to read more... »          


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